A.L. Brown Scholarship Fund

The Scholarship Committee of the New England Chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers is seeking candidates to receive awards from the A. L. Brown Scholarship Fund for the upcoming school year. The goal of this Scholarship is to encourage students to consider a career in engineering related to Fire Protection.  Past individual awards have typically ranged from $1,000 to $7,000. However, recipients have been awarded as much as $10,000.

An applicant shall be able to meet the following criteria for the upcoming academic school year:

  • Demonstrate a sincere interest in pursuing a career in fire protection engineering.
  • Permanently reside in and have graduated from a secondary school located in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, or Vermont; OR, currently attend a college or university located in New England.
  • Be registered as a full-time student at an institution that has ABET - accredited curricula.
  • Be matriculating towards a Bachelor of Science or graduate degree in an engineering discipline.

Scholarship applications are available in November and completed applications must be postmarked by February 25, 2019.  The recipients will be announced at the Chapter's Annual Meeting in May 2019 and will be awarded at the October 2019 meeting after confirming academic status and eligibility criteria.

Download the scholarship application

For questions related to the scholarship, email scholarship@sfpe-newengland.org or contact a member of the Scholarship Committee.


SFPE New England Fire Service Grant Program

Through our new Fire Service Grant Program, fire departments in the New England region can apply for funding to support a wide array of fire prevention, preparedness and control efforts.  In keeping with SFPE’s mission, the goal of this program is to advance the use of science and technology, as well as promote educational efforts.

An application for funding can be downloaded here.  For more information, visit the Fire Service Grant Program page.

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